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A case of unjustified enrichment? Lessius and the legacy of 16th century moral philosophy in contract law.

Subject of the research - Influence of moral philosophy on early moderncontract law.
Methodology - Study of primary sources in Latin, namely the treatises On justice and law. On Restitution, and On contracts written by the early modern scholastics, with particular attention being paid to the Flemish scholar and consultant Leonard Lessius (1554-1623).
Date:1 Oct 2008  →  31 Jul 2012
Keywords:History of moral philosophy, Contract law, Ius commune, Scholasticism, History of private law
Disciplines:Law, Metalaw
Project type:PhD project